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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Vanicream Shave Cream, for Sensitive Skin

EWG scientists reviewed Vanicream Shave Cream, for Sensitive Skin for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Vanicream Shave Cream, for Sensitive Skin is 1.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OILContamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, PCBS), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-45 PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDESContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-12 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PPG-5-CETETH-20Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-6 DIOLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERETH-18 ETHYLHEXANOATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERETH-18None Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL TITANIUM TRIISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
COCONUT ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer